|Location|| ||107 COURTHOUSE SQUARE|
OXFORD, MS 38655
|Employee Type|| ||Non-Exempt FT|
|Job Category|| ||Operator I|
|Name|| ||Taylor Walhood |
Purpose of Position
Maintain streets, roads, and highways for the City of Oxford.
Duties and Responsibilities
The immediate supervisor for this position is the Highway and Street Maintenance Department Superintendent.
Street and storm drain construction layout
Asphalt properties and application techniques
Concrete staking and construction
General knowledge of M.U.T.C.D.
General knowledge of construction layout
Knowledge of uniform traffic control devices
Proper grammar and proper use of English in speaking and writing
OSHA standards and regulations concerning employee safety
Federal and state statutes concerning the work of the department
Mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication
General functions and operations of municipal government
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to accurately interpret construction blueprints
Operate backhoe, bulldozer, motor grader, track hoe, dump truck, steel wheel roller, air hammers, and concrete mixer
Ability to set road grades and storm sewer grades
Ability to interpret construction plans, and stake construction using a level and transit
Operate a striping machine
Work as a team member with other employees
Make decisions within specified time restraints
Communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, other City employees, contractors, etc., both orally and written
Work autonomously when necessary
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
Deal with others in a professional manner
Maintain professional composure in heated situations
Follow departmental and City procedures
The person in this position must have, or obtain within one year, a valid Class B Commercial driver’s license. In addition, a high school diploma or its equivalent is required, and additional training in heavy equipment operation is strongly recommended. At least three years of experience in street and storm drain construction are required
Tools and Equipment Used
Hand tools (asphalt rakes, shovels, etc.)
Heavy equipment (motor grater, dozer, trucks, rollers, backhoes, etc.)
Physical work involved with this position includes, but is not limited to, walking, standing, lifting, standing and shoveling.
The Operator works regular hours year-round with occasional overtime and night work when the workload demands it. There is no shift work for this position. The person on this position is occasionally on call. 100% of the work for this position is outdoors and requires work done in all types of weather conditions. The position has accountability for safety and legal issues related to the work for which this position is responsible. The stress level associated with this position is average. There is exposure to chemicals and/or hazardous materials on a weekly basis. This exposure includes, but is not limited to, paint, asphalt, and concrete.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; Oral interview and background investigation; and job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended to be used only as an illustration of various types of work that may be performed. The Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job may change.